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Swedish/Ballard Campus
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Pacific Fishermen Shipyard
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Bastille Cafe and Bar
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Ballard Bridge
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BalMar
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Railroad Bridge at the Locks
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Ballard Coffee Works
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Ballard Maritime
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Ballard Avenue
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Benefits

Building a Stronger Ballard Community Through Membership

Your membership in the Ballard Alliance provides an opportunity to promote your business or organization, keep informed about important events and issues, participate in B2B networking events and engage on broader community issues and initiatives.

As of January 1st, 2017, the Ballard Chamber of Commerce became the Ballard Alliance. The Ballard Alliance offers the same great membership benefits as the Chamber, as well as, administer the projects within the Ballard Improvement Area (BIA).  For those interested in joining and their business is located within the BIA boundary (see map), you are automatically a member.  If your business is outside the BIA boundary, we would love to have you as a member of our organization and grow our network of diverse members throughout Ballard and its surrounding communities.

Interested in Joining?  APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP or download an appliacation and mail it in with a check payable to:
Ballard Chamber of Commerce
5306 Ballard Ave NW, Suite 215/216
Seattle, WA 98107

To join the Ballard Chamber of Commerce, please click the link above and provide your details.  Members will now be invoiced for dues at the beginning of each calendar year.  Please contact Anndrea Dohring if you have questions regarding membership and programs. If you have additional questions, please feel free to e-mail Executive Director, Mike Stewart or contact the Chamber office at 206-784-9705.
For more specific benefit information, scroll down or click for details about promotion, relationship building and advocacy.
To join the Ballard Alliance, please click the link above and provide your details or mail in your application.  Members will now be invoiced for dues at the beginning of each calendar year. Please contact Anndrea Dohring if you have questions regarding membership and programs at 206-784-9705.

For more specific benefit information, scroll down or click for details about promotion, relationship building and advocacy.

Promote Your Business

The Ballard Chamber offers many opportunities for your business or organization to get noticed. Here are just a few:

  • Your business listed on the Alliance’s website and online directory (new website VISIT BALLARD is under construction and we are excited to share it with you soon!*).
  • Business referrals through Ballard Alliance office and other Alliance members.*
  • Sponsorship and promotional opportunities at special Alliance-produced events.*
  • Visit Ballard website events calendar*
  • Tourism promotional opportunities.*
  • “Member Spotlight” opportunities in the Ballard Alliance bi-weekly newsletter.*
    *Not included in "Individual" membership

Build Relationships and Spread the Word

The Ballard Alliance offers regular opportunities to share information about your business or organization and promote special events and service offerings. For many, the ability to network with other businesses is a critical membership component. The Ballard Alliance offers opportunities to engage with Alliance members, area businesses and the broader Ballard and Seattle community.

As an Alliance member you may:

  • Submit feature articles, event or other promotional information for publication in the Alliance’s E-newsletter.
  • List upcoming events on the Alliance's website.
  • Make announcements at Alliance Luncheons.
  • Build relationships by networking with businesses, community groups and organizations at Alliance Luncheons, Alliance After Hours and other events.
  • Host or sponsor a Alliance After Hours or other special networking event.
  • Network with business and community leaders at special events with other Chambers and business organizations.
  • Build and expand your B2B network with other Alliance members.
  • Qualify for reduced cost health care insurance and dental coverage.

Community Engagement and Advocacy

The Ballard Alliance exists to support local businesses and the broader community. As such, Alliance members are encouraged to get involved and join any of our working committees. This is a great way for your business or organization to engage and enhance your presence within the Ballard community.

The Alliance is also highly engaged with civic issues, especially as they relate to our Ballard community and affect the way we do business. The Alliance offers opportunities through its own events – and partner events with other Chambers and organizations – to participate in interesting and informative panel discussions, key note speeches and political candidate forums.

The Ballard Alliance is actively working to build a broader Chamber coalition that will become a strong voice and advocate for Ballard interests at City Hall.